Hip-Hop Rap

Schizophrenic Shady

If someone were to ask you to describe Revival, Eminem’s ninth studio album, in just a few words, how would you do it?
Hip-Hop Rap

Classic Non-Album Cuts: Nate Dogg (Guest Appearances)


He was the soul of G-Funk.


The Reaction to “Relapse” Changed Eminem


A few weeks ago, Marshall Mathers III, known to the world as Eminem, released an eight-minute track titled “Campaign Speech,” in which he takes aim at all sorts of individuals, most especially Donald Trump.

Flashback Friday Flop

Flashback Friday Flop: “Welcome to: Our House”


Welcome back to the latest edition of Flashback Friday Flop, a weekly feature in which I examine a hip-hop album from years ago that was considered a flop, either critically or commercially or both, when it was released and see if it has gotten better – or worse – over time. 

This week: Slaughterhouse’s Welcome to: Our House (2012)

I’m a Slaughterhouse fanatic. I really, really like Joe Budden, Royce Da 5’9″, Joell Ortiz, and Crooked I as individual artists, but I love them as a group. Unfortunately, their aggressive, super lyrical content would be more at home in the late ’80s or early ’90s, so I’m one of about 29 people that went out and purchased their debut self-titled album in 2009.